Debbie, Charles Franklin Shoemake was a son of William Henderson Shoemake and his 2nd wife Sirena P. Allen Cadell. William H. Shoemake married first to Margaret Collins and had one son named William. He married Sirena Cadell, a widow with 2 children, about 1865. William and Sirena had: Jessie Eaves/Eads; Hugh Allen; Richard C.; Charles Franklin; Thomas H.; Rhoda M.; Lula B.; and Mary E. William H. was living in Sebastian Co, AR in 1870 and 1880. He moved to Canadian Dist, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory between 1880 (daughter Lula B. born 1880 AR) and 1883 (daughter Mary E. born 1883 Indian Territory). William H. Shoemake was the oldest of the 5 children of John A. and Elizabeth Shoemake of Jackson Co, AL. William H. Shoemake's siblings were: James Preston (my line); Eli B.; Elizabeth Ann; and John Wesley.